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Want to Play?

By Paula Yoo
Illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez

Hardcover: $14.95

Paperback: $7.95

Six Pack: $47.70

It’s a warm, sunny day, and the gang heads to the neighborhood playground to play. What should they play? Henry wants to play basketball, and Padma wants to play Follow the Leader. Finally Pablo comes up with a great idea: to play pretend. It’s a game that everyone can do easily. They can pretend to be archaeologists, astronauts, and explorers. There’s no limit to what they imagine they can be!

Check out this interview with Paula Yoo and Shirley Ng-Benitez on the CONFETTI KIDS series: "Emergent Readers Dive Into Books With A Character-Cast Reflecting Cultural Diversity."

Check out and download the Confetti Kids Activity Guide for more fun with the entire series.

Click here to buy the complete Confetti Kids series collection.

About the Creators

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PAULA YOO is an author and screenwriter whose children's books for Lee & Low include Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds, Shining Star, and several titles in the Confetti Kids series. Her titles have been recognized by the International Reading Association, the Texas Bluebonnet Award Masterlist, and Lee & Low's New Voices Award. She and her husband live in Los Angeles, California, where she works in television. You can visit her online at paulayoo.com.

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is a children’s book illustrator who creates with watercolor, gouache, pencil, and digital techniques. She also loves to create 3-D creatures from clay and fabric. She lives in the Bay Area of California with her husband, their two daughters, and their pup.